The X Factor

The X Factor 2015 Auditions

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

The X Factor 2015 journey is well and truly up and running and just like a bus, you wait ages for one and then two come along at once. Ladies and gentlemen, it's Sunday show time.

The X Factor 2015 Audition Show One

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Up first is retired grandmother, Susan Pryce and although she seems like a nice person, her version of 2 Unlimited's No Limit made me reach for the volume button on my remote. The judges seemed to like it though and 'techno' notice of her bad singing. Susan got the first four yeses of the 2015 series.

Which ‘X Factor' Judge Are You?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Now in its twelfth series, this year we’re set to be introduced to yet another ‘X Factor’ judging line-up with the introduction of Rita Ora and ...

We're Set To Get More Control Than Ever On This Year's 'X Factor'

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

As well as a brand new judging and presenting line-up, it’s been revealed that this year’s ‘X Factor’ will give viewers more control than ever...

The Bobbi Kristina I Knew and Loved: A Tribute to Whitney's Girl

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

I was lucky enough to meet Bobbi on a few occasions - and saw what a rock she was to her mother Whitney when she was at her most vulnerable; Bobbi would provide her with that strength to go on and be her old self again.

The Lesser-Spotted Ben Haenow Returns

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

If, like us, you were wondering where the heck last year’s ‘X Factor’ winner Ben Haenow had disappeared to, then wonder no more, dear readers. ...

X Factor Auditions Fashion Edit: The Wins And The Sins

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Style

Every year the X Factor returns to our screens and brings with it a parade of hot (and sometimes not) fashion looks. We can't wait to see what Cher...

Simon Cowell Watching The Lion King With His Son Is The Cutest

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Parents

Simon Cowell once said he wouldn't be a hands-on dad, but his Twitter feed begs to differ. Cowell shared the cute snap below showing how he spent h...

Mel Has The Axe Factor

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Mel B is on the hunt for a new job after reportedly being axed from the ‘X Factor’ judging panel after just one series. READ MORE: Mel B To Li...

'X Factor' Producer Teases 'Exciting' Format Changes

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘X Factor’ bosses are apparently planning a huge shake-up to revamp the show for its upcoming 12th series, in a bid to try and take viewers from ...

Burnout: 21st Century Curse or Blessing?

Jayne Morris | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Behind every burnout there is a story of overwork and overwhelm, which is why it is becoming a problem of epidemic proportions and affecting people of all ages and professions.

Bullying in 'The X Factor' NZ

Natasha Batsford | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Natasha Batsford

If you don't live in New Zealand then this may have passed you by, but there has recently been a bit of controversy surrounding our version of The X Factor.

The Shocking Moment That Saw Two 'X Factor' Judges Sacked

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Never mind searching for a star, ‘X Factor New Zealand’ are on the look out for two new judges after half of the judging panel were given their ma...

Sam 'Dropped By Simon Cowell' After 14 Months

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

'X Factor' champion Sam Bailey has been dropped from Simon Cowell's record label, according to reports. SEE MORE: Si 'Collapses After Being Hypnot...

CONFIRMED! Fleur East Signs To Simon's Label

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘X Factor’ runner-up Fleur East has signed to Simon Cowell’s record label, it has been confirmed. SEE MORE: Mark Admits Being 'Annoyed' By F...

1D Singer Louis Tomlinson Slates 'The Voice'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Louis Tomlinson has hit out at ‘The Voice’, claiming that it deliberately slates ‘The X Factor’ to create a buzz. A new series of ‘The Vo...

Rita Reveals Why She Chose 'The Voice' Over 'X Factor'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Rita Ora has revealed what pushed her to take a mentoring role on ‘The Voice’ rather than ‘The X Factor’, after being approached by both singi...

‘X Factor Is Damaging For Songwriters'

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sam Smith has spoken out against the ‘X Factor’, saying he believes the show is ‘damaging’ for songwriters. The British star, who has perfo...

Is 'Strictly' the Only Talent Show With the 'X Factor'?

James Brinsford | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Brinsford

Strictly Come Dancing can bring a genuine journey to the viewers as the likes of Mark Wright and Simon Webbe have gone from fitting shoes to two left feet to being in the final as they show such a level of improvement, they give hope to all dad dancers across the nation.

'I Could Be Unemployed Tomorrow'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sam Bailey reckons her days at Simon Cowell’s record label could be numbered. SEE MORE: Sam Reveals Bell's Palsy Diagnosis Sam Bailey Reveals B...

Who's On Course To Snatch The Christmas Number One Spot?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘X Factor’ winner Ben Haenow looks set to take the Christmas number one spot this Sunday, with his song, ‘Something I Need’. SEE MORE: 'X ...

Mel B 'Goes Into Hiding As Husband Flies Home To LA Alone'

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Mel B’s husband has reportedly jetted back to Los Angeles by himself, amid reports that the couple have gone their separate ways after a turbulent w...

Mel Splits With Husband?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Mel B has reportedly split with her husband of seven years, Stephen Belafonte, after a series of blazing rows. According to The Sun, the ‘X Facto...

The X Factor 2014 Final

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dean Midas Maynard

Unbelievably, the X Factor Final is once again with us and, most importantly, Team Midas are represented by the brilliant Ben Haenow. He is joined by the amazing Andrea Faustini and Fleur East.

Christmas Streamers Add to the Festive Spirit

Martin Talbot | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Martin Talbot

There is a significant difference about this year's race however - an historic difference, truth be told. For 62 years, the Official Christmas number one has been decided on the basis of sales alone. This year, the race reflects the changing way that music fans are consuming music.